Our legal services team
Malcolm is a Principal of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick and Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers. His practice is split between litigious matters and his work as a patent attorney.
Magda has completed a science degree, where she majored in Chemistry, in addition to a Bachelor of Laws. She joined Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers (POFL) in 2007 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2008. In her time at POFL, she has developed a wide range of experience in all aspects of intellectual property including patent, design, trade mark, copyright and trade practices issues.
Greg is the Chairman of the Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Board and has been with the firm since 1985. Greg initially worked in the industry as a corporate patent and trade marks adviser, and later worked with a general legal practice in Melbourne. He was a founding partner of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers in 1996, and is the firm’s senior litigator.
Adrian is an intellectual property (IP) lawyer who combines legal expertise with deep technological knowledge to advise Australian and international businesses in the resolution of commercial IP disputes.
Alexis is an intellectual property (IP) lawyer and registered trade marks attorney. She practises across the full scope of IP rights, with a particular focus on trade marks and brand protection. Her practice includes both contentious and non-contentious IP matters.
David began his career with Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers in 2003 as an articled clerk, and was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal and High Courts of Australia in 2004. He was subsequently registered as a trade marks attorney in 2006 and a patent attorney in 2007.
Chris is the firm’s Commercial/Litigation practice group leader. He has extensive experience in conducting litigation for local and international clients, and has conducted cases concerning the validity and enforcement of patents, trade marks and designs, as well as the obtainment of rights in appeals from the Australian Intellectual Property Office.
Melissa Wingard is a senior commercial technology lawyer, with over 15 years’ experience, assisting software, cybersecurity, and technology companies, across the Asia Pacific region, grow their business and meet strategic aims, whilst managing risk and regulatory compliance.
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